New Leaf Lodge provides residential and outpatient services for adult women struggling with substance abuse. Together, clients and staff at New Leaf Lodge work toward goal attainment, behavioral and cognitive skills training, and the development of recovery support. This facility is one of many operated by Human Service Center (HSC), a behavioral healthcare organization serving the heart of Illinois. Nearby, clients can access medication-assisted treatment for opiate dependence, which consists of the monitored prescription of either Methadone or Suboxone, as well as individual and group counseling, physician consultations, and medical evaluations.
ABOUT NEW LEAF LODGE
A part of the Illinois-based Human Service Center (HSC), New Leaf Lodge, in Peoria, Ill., offers residential and outpatient treatment for adult women struggling with substance abuse issues. A similar facility for men, called Knolls Center for Change, is located a few miles away. Other services available at HSC’s various locations include non-emergency intake and assessment, mobile crisis intervention, psychiatric care, medication-assisted treatment, medically supervised detoxification, and outpatient treatment.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to HSC’s website, New Leaf Lodge offers “individualized services based on assessment, exploration of the individual’s community support system and their motivation to change.”
The facility also mentions that participants build “recovery capital.” In other words, clients grow their support networks while in treatment to ensure a successful transition. According to, New Leaf Lodge offers both short- and long-term residential treatment.
Treatment utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), behavioral skills training, individual counseling, group sessions, and psychoeducational classes. After residential treatment, HSC encourages residents to continue receiving care at its Transitions Outpatient facility nearby, where clients attend group sessions.
According to the facility’s website, HSC employs more than 250 people across all its facilities. Throughout all HSC facilities, there are board-certified psychiatrists, physicians, licensed clinical therapists, nurses, case managers, and residential specialists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently very little information provided on the facility’s website or elsewhere regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. All but one individual polled gave the facility four- and five-star ratings for the facility’s accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, Best-rehabs.com has received six alumni reviews for New Leaf Lodge. Five of the reviews were positive and one was very negative.
When asked if they would recommend the facility, alumni gave an average rating of four out of five stars. The staff’s level of training and experience, affordability, and cleanliness of the facility were all positives features, averaging greater than four out of five stars each.
Reviewers also identified some areas for improvement. For example, alum Farrah wrote: “The access to psychiatric help and the one on one therapy was excellent. However, there was no leisure activities to adjust to every day life situations.” The average for the facility’s holistic offerings two out of five stars. Alum D.M. gave the facility one out of five stars for treatment effectiveness and wrote: “Poor staffing.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
To date, two loved ones submitted feedback for
New Leaf Lodge to Best-rehabs.com. Their feedback is mixed.
One anonymous survey respondent indicated that New Leaf Lodge changed their loved one’s “whole outlook on life.” This reviewer awarded the facility maximum five-star ratings for affordability and family participation, but indicated that treatment was too short, writing: “only 30 days long she needed more time she keeps relapsing.”
The other loved one gave the facility only three out of five-star rating for treatment effectiveness, family participation and counseling options. However, the loved one gave the facility five out of five stars for affordability and accommodations.
According to the facility’s website, the facility accepts private health insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare.